Articles tagged “Willie Walsh”

Airlines

European Airlines Push Back Against Environmental Short-Haul Bans

The airlines argue for freedom of movement and a liberalized market, and the fact bans aren't significantly curbing emissions. However, this may just be Brussels warming up ahead of further restrictions that promote rail travel over longer distances.

European Airlines Push Back Against Environmental Short-Haul Bans

Airlines

Airline Group Chief Rips Government Covid Responses as ‘Shambolic’

Willie Walsh, director general of the International Air Transport Association, has a point. Do better next time. Way better.

Airline Group Chief Rips Government Covid Responses as ‘Shambolic’

Coronavirus

Airlines Group Chief Slams Travel Covid Tests as Pure ‘Profiteering’

There's going to be a balance between opening up borders and Covid-19 testing procedures. In these early stages, governments will understandably be cautious and anyone wanting to fly will probably have to pay the price, until the science says otherwise.

Airlines Group Chief Slams Travel Covid Tests as Pure ‘Profiteering’

Airlines

IAG CEO Willie Walsh Blasts Failure to Reform Europe’s Airspace

Reforming Europe's fragmented air traffic management systems would help improve the environmental performance of aircraft. But it won't change the fact that they spew out millions of tons of carbon dioxide every year.

IAG CEO Willie Walsh Blasts Failure to Reform Europe’s Airspace

Airlines

Politics Edge Out the Planet in Rescue of Struggling Airline Flybe

Flybe lives to fight another day, but at what cost? The UK government is effectively giving a helping hand to some very rich companies, without providing any of the details. This deal stinks.

Politics Edge Out the Planet in Rescue of Struggling Airline Flybe

Airlines

IAG CEO Willie Walsh Remade European Aviation: Now He’s Retiring

He's been hinting at it for a while, but it's still something of a shock to hear that Willie Walsh is finally hanging up his boots. The Air Europa deal — should it come off — looks like his last hurrah.

Airlines

Boeing 737 Max Gets a Lift With 200-Jet Order From British Airways Parent IAG

International Airlines CEO Willie Walsh likes a good deal. We're guessing he found one here. Clearly he's betting travelers have short memories.

Airlines

British Airways Parent Isn’t Interested in Buying Thomas Cook’s Airlines

Despite playing a key role in European airline consolidation over the last few years, it seems IAG's arch dealmaker Willie Walsh is now happy to sit back and let others fight it out.

British Airways Parent Isn’t Interested in Buying Thomas Cook’s Airlines

Airlines

5 Essential Questions About IAG’s New Transatlantic Low-Cost Airline

Is Level a legitimate attempt by International Airlines Group to build a long-haul, low-cost carrier? Or is it a "fighting brand" designed to make Norwegian Air's expansion more challenging? Time will tell.

5 Essential Questions About IAG’s New Transatlantic Low-Cost Airline